Toom
Toom \Toom\, a. [OE. tom, fr. Icel. t[=o]mr; akin to Dan. & Sw. tom, As. t[=o]me, adv. Cf. {Teem} to pour.] Empty. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Wyclif. [1913 Webster]

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  • Toom — may refer to:* Andrei Toom (born 1942), Russian mathematician * Toom–Cook multiplication or Toom 3, a mathematical algorithm * Toom (Netherlands), a hamlet * Toom (supermarket), a chain of supermarkets in Germany * Toum, a garlic sauce from… …   Wikipedia

  • Toom — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andrei Toom, russischer Mathematiker toom bezeichnet drei verschiedene Unternehmen der Rewe Group: die Toom Baumarkt Kette die Toom Markt SB Warenhauskette die Toom Getränkemarkt Kette …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Toom — Toom, v. t. To empty. [Obs. or Prov.Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toom — I. ˈtüm adjective Etymology: Middle English tom, toom empty, from Old English tōm more at teem chiefly Scotland : being without content or substance : empty II. transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) chiefly S …   Useful english dictionary

  • toom —  empty ; a toom purse makes a bleit (i. e. bashful) merchant; evidently derived from the Danish word TOM, empty …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • toom — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tōm more at teem Date: before 12th century chiefly Scottish empty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toom — /toohm/, Scot. and North Eng. adj. 1. empty; vacant. v.t. 2. to empty or drain (a vessel), esp. by drinking the contents. [bef. 900; ME tome (adj.), OE tom; c. ON tomr] * * * …   Universalium

  • toom — 1. adjective Empty. 2. noun a) A piece of waste ground where rubbish is shot. b) Vacant time, leisure. 3. verb To …   Wiktionary

  • toom — I Yorkshire Dialect Empty II Cleveland Dialect List empty III North Country (Newcastle) Words empty: a teum cart top the portion of a coal seam after the nicking and kirving processes are performed, left to be detached by the shot …   English dialects glossary

  • Toom–Cook multiplication — Toom–Cook, sometimes known as Toom 3, named after Andrei Toom and Stephen Cook, is a multiplication algorithm, a method of multiplying two large integers.Given two large integers, a and b , Toom–Cook splits up a and b into k smaller parts each of …   Wikipedia

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